Education

2022

The Centre of Excellence in Teacher Education (CETE), Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) launched the Connected Learning Initiative (CLIx) in 2015 with an aim to “improve teaching, teacher professional development and student learning through the use of Information and Communication Technology (ICT)-enabled Open…

2022

This impact study conducted by Centre for Social Initiative & Management (CSIM) examines IT for Change's Phase 3 of Teachers' Community of Learning (TCOL) program, during May 2018 to May 2021. The program adapted to provide online teaching and supplementary classes due to school closures. It assesses the program's objectives for aided…

2022

The Indian public education system has been severely impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to prolonged school closures and exacerbating existing inequalities. The National Coalition on the Education Emergency (NCEE) was formed to address these challenges through coordinated national-level efforts. This paper examines the NCEE's work in…

2022
Twelve years after the Right to Education Act was passed, public investment in schools remains abysmally low.

The Karnataka Commissioner of School Education on October 19 issued a circular, allowing school monitoring committees to collect Rs 100 or more every month from each parent as a donation to the school contingency fund.

This was…

2022

The evolution of mass education has resulted in a school model which involves structuring and age-wise stratification, organisation of curricula, training of teachers in the techniques of instruction, classroom processes, enablers such as timetables or lesson plans and the assessment system for learning. This report invokes this model as a…

2022

'Shiksha Vimarsh’ is a Hindi magazine published by Digantar. It seeks to inform and engage its reader in discourse on a wide spectrum of issues related to contemporary educational thought and practice, policies, problems, case studies, researches and book reviews. Over the last 15 years, Shiksha Vimarsh has brought out a range of issues…

2022

The Ministry of School Education and Literacy recently released the 2021-22 Unified District Information System for Education (U-DISE) report, which provides information about all schools, teachers and students in India. A whole host of information; student enrolment, teacher deployment and school infrastructure including drinking water,…

2022

School closures for a major part of the last two years due to the pandemic has impacted different children in different ways; many have not received structured learning opportunities. A majority of them are likely to have not progressed in their formal education and have also lost out on skills and knowledge they had acquired, owing to lack of…

2022

Abstract : English language teachers articulate several reasons for their students not achieving competence in English communication. The socio-economic context of the learner, including the home environment, does not provide opportunities for English / second language acquisition (SLA). The compulsions of the syllabus, examinations being…

2022

Gurumurthy Kasinathan spoke to EPW engage about EdTech companies. While online education was once seen with doubt, Byju’s has reported consistent growth in users and the pandemic has given them a turbo boost. What are the implications of EdTech companies in changing how students learn and grow? What types of partnerships are EdTech companies…